Recent in Biology (page 1 of 14)
Oct 18, 2016
Key points: Epidermal barrier recovery and the desquamation of dead corneocytes reinvigorate aged skin. Hyperpigmentation accumulates as skin ages. A green coffee bean extract was tested here and found to address these issues.
Oct 14, 2016
A study published in Genome Biology and Evolution found that atopic dermatitis (eczema) is likely to hitchhike a ride with mutated hornerin and make the skin disease genetic.
Oct 5, 2016
New research from Lund University in Sweden has uncovered skin's secret to transforming under various environmental conditions.
Sep 27, 2016
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer worldwide, with an annual incidence of 2.8 million cases in the United States alone. A recent study found 31 genetic markers for the disease, 14 of which were identified for the first time.
Aug 5, 2016
Is the microbiome our greatest challenge, the best opportunity we've had, in a long time, to innovate and renew ourselves?
Jul 8, 2016
A fascinating look at the criteria for identifying atopic dermatitis, with a review of the most cited research into this condition.
Jun 10, 2016
Hair care scientists scratched their heads for some time before they could put their finger on the primary causes of dandruff. Now, with the flakes brushed away, they are seeing the scalp in a new light. Two Procter & Gamble scientists, James Schwartz, Ph.D., and Rolanda Wilkerson, Ph.D., both with the Head & Shoulders brand, explain how in this exclusive interview.
May 18, 2016
According to P&G scientist James Schwartz, Ph.D., if the surrounding scalp tissue is unhealthy, it’s affecting the quality of the hair fiber. This video explains.
May 4, 2016
Can we really look younger longer? New research is trying to answer that question.
Apr 12, 2016
What is sunscreen’s role in treating hyperpigmentation? We ran clinical trials using depigmenting agents and sunscreen to assess sunscreen’s treatment purpose. We then surveyed study design, objective, intervention, how investigators utilize sunscreen and measurements of efficacy to further the findings.
Apr 8, 2016
While individuals having darker colored skin are more protected against UV, a new study found they also are more prone to vitamin D deficiency.
Mar 22, 2016
A new study found the activity of mitochondrial complex II, which is a key metabolic enzyme found in human skin cells, declines as humans age, .